The Oral Translation Services unit of SIL International will be hosting two workshops in June at the International Linguistics Center in Dallas, Texas. OneStory Introductory WorkshopJune 11-16, 2023A week-long workshop designed for those seriously considering participation in a cross-cultural OneStory project Read more…
The course is for you if you are interested in communicating God’s word to an oral culture through story crafting and Bible Storying.
Taught in partnership with Wycliffe Bible Translators and SIL International.
One team member we’ll call Shehu was once strongly Muslim but converted to Christianity a few years ago. He now pastors a church and has a Fula language program on a local radio station. Even though he presents Christian programing, Muslims tune in thrilled to listen to something in their language.
The following is from a OneStory intern telling her story from 2018. “I’m not sure when else in my life I’ve experienced such intense growth with the Lord, as my life, every word, chosen silence, tense moment, and snap decision, became ways to be a witness for Christ…”
Rego is a project facilitator for the Angolar OneStory project on the island of São Tomé. He has been teaching a young man to how to use Bible stories for evangelism. The young man told him he had been trying to tell an elderly person living in his neighborhood about Jesus but the old man wasn’t interested. He had always tried telling him in Portuguese but after learning a Bible story from Rego in his mother-tongue he went and told it to the old man. The old man was captivated and told the young man to come back often and tell him more Angolar stories.